David Johnson’s excellent pass protection helps Bolts deal with Ware

The Chargers made a minor move on Wednesday to add depth to a position that is filled to the gills. San Diego and tight end David Johnson, formerly of the Pittsburgh Steelers, agreed to terms on the second day of the NFL free agency period. While the figures have not been released, Chargers.com announced it as a two-year deal. Johnson, a member of the 2009 NFL Draft class from Arkansas...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Add Versatility in David Johnson

The San Diego Chargers continued to add pieces to their 2014 roster, bringing the versatile David Johnson into the fold on Wednesday. The tight end is regarded as an excellent blocker with pass catching ability, and has appeared at fullback over his career as well. Over four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Johnson appeared in 52 games, recording 22 catches for 216 yards and...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Sign Former Steelers TE David Johnson

The San Diego Chargers announced that they have signed former Steelers TE David Johnson to a contract. We have added tight end David Johnson, previously with the Pittsburgh Steelers. — San Diego Chargers (@chargers) March 12, 2014 Johnson, 26, was lost for the season after he suffered a wrist injury back in October and was subsequently placed on injured reserve. He appeared in...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Having Johnson Back Helps, But How Much?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have activated tight end David Johnson from the Physically Unable to Perform, or PUP list today. According to the Steelers, he was scheduled to practice with the team at the their facility in Pittsburgh as training camp is officially over. He should provide a boost to a very weak position for the team right now. The question is, how much of a boost will...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers TE David Johnson Needed Another Surgery On His Knee Last Friday

It’s no wonder that tight end David Johnson started off training camp on the Active PUP list this year as Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports Wednesday via Twitter that Johnson, who tore is ACL in the 2012 preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles, underwent another surgery on his knee last Friday. No wonder [...] Report: Steelers TE David Johnson Needed Another Surgery...
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July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers May Have to Look to Free Agency for Depth at Fullback After David Johnson's ACL Injury

Now that the first preseason game is out of the way, as well as the first major injury of the 2012 campaign, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be able to regroup and continue training camp. However, that injury, losing fullback David Johnson for the season to an ACL tear, may be cause for concern moving forward.Unlike past seasons under former offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, where...
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August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

FB David Johnson May Have a Major Injury

Fullback David Johnson of the Steelers left the game on a cart after having his leg rolled up on by tackle Marcus Gilbet. It is an expected knee or leg injury. No official news, but it didn’t look good. Updates coming as soon as news is released… This is a huge blow to a player fighting ContinueThe post FB David Johnson May Have a Major Injury appeared first on SteelBlitz.
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August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

David Johnson Carted Off With Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers fullback David Johnson was carted off with an apparent leg or knee injury after being rolled up from behind by tackle Marcus Gilbert in the first quarter of the game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Steelers opening drive went 16 plays for 52 yards in 9:48 and culminated with a 46 yard field goal by kicker Shaun Suisham. More as we get it. David Johnson Carted...
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August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Fullback Is Nothing New For David Johnson & His Position Switch Is Not Surprising

The big news from day two of the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2012 season that everyone is buzzing about today seems to be the announcement that David Johnson is no longer considered a tight end now, but a fullback instead. There are even some clamoring that he needs to hurry up and change his number to one in the 40's as well. The truth is that Johnson is no...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: FB/TE David Johnson

Onward we continue with our player by player look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents as do a complete breakdown of their 2011 season and look ahead to their pending 2012 free agency situation. The post we focus in on restricted free agent fullback/tight end David Johnson. Please check out the links at the bottom to the other free agent player analysis already completed....
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

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